5S with a CANDO Attitude

Share: Was the forerunner to 5S formulated by Henry J Ford in a Michigan sawmill in the 1880s? Henry J  Ford would not recognise the […]

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Your most valuable asset

Share:   You’d be amazed at how often I find when out and about, that there are no standard operating procedures (SOP’s) for carrying out […]

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What is the difference between Six Sigma and lean?

Share: What is the difference between Six Sigma and lean? Let’s talk about Business Process Improvement (Lean/Six Sigma). Lean traditionally focuses on the elimination of […]

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How to foster a successful Lean culture

Share:   Lean culture is based on two main philosophies: Elimination of waste to maximise flow: Focus on the Value-added activity Remove as much Non-value […]

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Bespoke Lean RCM™ process is now trademarked

Share:   New bespoke Lean RCM™ process is now trademarked and only deliverable to customers, in conjunction with the optional accredited qualification, through the IMPACT […]

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What are the 5Ws and H questions?

Share:   Piper Alpha, an oil rig in the North Sea was destroyed in an explosion and resulting oil and gas fires over 30 years […]

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Benefits of Lean RCM

Share:   EMS Cognito is delighted to announce that its bespoke Lean RCM process is now trademarked and only deliverable to customers, in conjunction with […]

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Finding Your Way

Share:   I love maps, always have – whether it’s an Ordnance Survey, A to Z or the dynamic Google. Apart from being interested in […]

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Visualising the end result – an Asset Management Strategy

Share:     Background to Lean RCM In 1978, a report written by two United Airlines engineers ending a 4-year study of reliability became the […]

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Calculators make “Pupils better at Maths”

Share:   I saw this headline last week on the BBC news page: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/education-43500274 Didn’t need Sherlock Holmes to work that out I thought, however […]

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